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Wire-Wrapped Jewelry Pocket Guide

Wire-Wrapped Jewelry Pocket GuideWire-Wrapped Jewelry Pocket Guide
Gifted by Leisure Arts
Reviewed by Laura Plack

With its introduction to basic techniques and its inspiring projects, this Wire-Wrapped Jewelry Pocket Guide from Leisure Arts is sure to get you fired up about about the creative possibilities of making your own wire-wrapped jewelry. This little laminated guide contains a bunch of information, from basic definitions to wire-wrapping techniques. Panels fold out accordion-style to teach you about wire jewelry supplies, jewelry basics, findings, beads, tools, and more. This reference guide also contains easy tutorials on how to use a wire jig, freeform wire, hammered wire, and wire wrapping.

Wire comes in many thicknesses, and these thicknesses are called gauges. This guide contains a helpful chart to help jewelry makers recognize various wire gauges. It also gives a very good overview of what findings are and short descriptions of a variety of bead types. Only a few tools, such as chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers, and wire cutters, are needed to create wire-wrapped jewelry, and this reference guide provides useful definitions of and suggestions about those tools.

If you are looking to try making your own wire-wrapped jewelry, or would like a quick refresher to sharpen your jewelry making skills, this is a great tool for you. This handy reference guide is small enough to carry with you to the store while you pick out supplies. It also contains step-by-step instructions that make it easy-to-follow and thorough in its explanations of techniques. It is perfect tiny guide to have with you when you start your adventures in wire-wrapping. Making your own jewelry is such a treat, and learning how to make wire-wrapped jewelry has never been easier than with this delightful pocket guide.

 

Beader's Delight Box
Provided by Prima Bead
www.primabead.com
Reviewed by Laura Plack
Read more at http://www.allfreejewelrymaking.com/Product-Reviews/Beaders-Delight-Box#d0rViMuy2fCYzFfE.99

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